Follow my journey as I turn a hubby into a business.
Mr. Luke Smith
Location: Trinidad and Tobago
Phone number: 1-868-329-7324
LinkedIn: Luke Smith
My career objective is to work in a globally competitive environment on challenging assignments that shall yield the benefits of the job satisfaction, steady paced professional growth and self-development.
BSc. Environmental Natural Resources Management
Certificate of completion in Natural Resources Management for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Hyderabad, India 2017
Certificate of completion: AGRIMONITOR: Agricultural policy, food security and climate change. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), 2016
Certificates of Completion in Social Media Reporting from the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) – Caribbean Pacific Agri-Food Forum Barbados, 2015 & Blending4Ag Conference Brussels, Belgium 2016
Certificate of Participation in the Youth in Entrepreneurship Business Workshop on Agribusiness Enterprises.
Certificate in Compost making
UWI World Food Day 2010, 2014- Volunteer
Open House 2011 Centre of language learning- Volunteer
Social Media Reporter at Fin4agri conference Nairobi, Kenya
Youth for Christ summer camp
WhyFarm (We Help You-th Farm) current ICT Director & AgriEdutainment Officer
UWI Agribusiness Society (past ICT Officer.)
Caribbean Youth Environment Network Trinidad and Tobago Chapter.
Thought For Food Challenge Ambassador 2018 http://www.tffchallenge.com/
Campus Crusade for Christ UWI Trinidad, (past social & promotions executive)
Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD)
Conferences and Courses attended
Attended Thought For Food Challenge 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Berlin, Lisbon, Zurich & Amsterdam http://www.tffchallenge.com/
Invest Caribbean (Ignite Caribbean Farm the Future) 2015, Washington DC
Caribbean-Pacific Agri-Food Forum 2015, Barbados
Fin4ag 2014 Nairobi, Kenya http://fin4ag.org/
Presenter at (CFCS) Caribbean Food Crops Society Annual Meeting, 2013.
Presenter at Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2012, Antigua
Attended Thought For Food Challenge 2013 Berlin, 2015 Lisbon, 2016 Zurich, 2017 Amsterdam http://www.tffchallenge.com/
Attended (GFRAS) Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services 2013 Berlin, http://www.g-fras.org/
Certificate of participation at the 7th GFRAS Annual Meeting 2016, Limbe, Cameroon.
Honors & Awards
- Finalist of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Land for Life Youth Social Media Activists Challenge 2016.
- 3rd Place Winner Action/2015 Caribbean Photography Competition
- Trinidad and Tobago National Youth Awards for Agriculture Nominee 2015
- 1st Place Winner of the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) Media Awards on Water 2015
- 2nd Place Winner Niherst Science Music Video Competition 2014.
- Finalist of YoBloCo Award, Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition 2014. http://www.yobloco.info/news/Top-12-blogger
Computer Literacy in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Project Planner, SPSS
Level 1A Mandarin Chinese from the University of the West Indies Centre for Language and Learning (CLL)
Photography, Videography, Social Media reporting,
Website Development (WordPress platform)